Research-Intensive Faculty Positions in Oncology
The Department of Veterinary Biosciences (VBS), College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), in conjunction with the world-class NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) at The Ohio State University (OSU) is seeking applicants for 2 research-intensive faculty positions in oncology. These recruitments are in addition to 3 other ongoing recruitments in the key thematic areas of cancer and cancer-related research. The full-time tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor will create successful, independent research programs in basic and/or translational oncology. The CVM has established the Signature Program in Comparative and Translational Oncology as a central focus of the college. The successful candidates will have the unique opportunity to develop interdisciplinary research efforts that leverage expertise at the CVM, the CCC, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital with the goal of advancing the understanding of cancer biology and genetics, and ultimately impacting patient outcomes.
Applicants will be expected to engage in collaborative efforts that will enhance and expand existing partnerships, and incorporate training/mentorship of graduate students and post-docs. Requirements include a doctorate degree (PhD, DVM, MD or equivalent) and a demonstrated record of, potential for, or existing extramural funding and publication record. The successful applicants must also possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrate effectiveness in teamwork.The OSU Health Sciences campus is comprised of all major health science professions: Pharmacy, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry, Optometry, Nursing, Allied Medical Professions, Public Health and Biomedical Sciences. These academic units are co-located in close proximity on OSU’s Columbus campus along with a broad array of shared resources, the CCC, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, College of Engineering, College of Arts and Sciences, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, Institute for Materials Research, Center for Retrovirus Research, Infectious Disease Institute, and Drug Development Institute among others.

Columbus, Ohio’s capital and largest city, offers a convenient lifestyle with affordable housing and easy commutes. Residents enjoy the many amenities of the city including professional sports teams, museums, outstanding restaurants, performing arts, parks, as well as unique boroughs and neighborhoods.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statement of career goals, and the names (with complete mailing address, phone, and email) of at least three individuals from whom letters of reference may be solicited. Academic rank and salary are negotiable. Review of applicants will begin April 1st and continue until the positions are filled. Address all correspondence to Dr. Krista La Perle (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 614-292-5480), Professor and Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, The Ohio State University, 1925 Coffey Road, Columbus, OH 43210.

The College of Veterinary Medicine and The Ohio State University are committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment that supports the free exchange of ideas in a professional and collegial manner in all academic endeavors as we engage audiences and serve our communities from a wide spectrum of backgrounds and experiences. The Ohio State University is an EEO/AA Employer and fosters a tobacco-free environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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University of Cambridge
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